Ruth Mitchell Ott

Ruth Ott and her biggest fan, her husband Jay.

Ruth Ott and her biggest fan, her husband Jay.┬áRuth Mitchell Ott, Columnist and Genealogist – Native of Montgomery.

Ruth Ott has written a weekly column in “The Montgomery Independent” since September, 2000. Also, has produced one text of family research Mitchells of Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. Currently working on several family-story books and four more surname texts. Leader in Montgomery Genealogical Society and has written many stories for their Quarterly and Journal. Served on committee for The Heritage Book of Montgomery County for which she wrote over 30 articles and edited numerous others. She has written a book about her husband, since losing him in 2012, and is currently working on a book of her collected columns.